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DaveInTheHat
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I took some detail shots. There's a total of 312 pictures from start to finish on my Fotki page: http://public.fotki.com/DaveInTheHat/davetown/davetown-salvage-company/



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That is freakin beautiful! :apl::apl::apl:

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I agree Jake!

Nice work Dave-

I especially like the fenderless rod in the first picture!


Herb:old dude:



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Dave, you did an awesome work in this diorama!!!:apl::apl::apl::apl:Those brick looks very real!! Incredible for something in H0!!

Thanks for sharing here!

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this is top notch yard detailing. Great selection of yard vehicles, including 3 buses, a boat and a raft in the back of a 50's era ford pickup, really like that touch. Plus some  yard workers vehicles, crane.

This appears to be HO. ???     Who makes that basic building , as it has some interesting character.

The model A rat rod or old time hot rod coming over the hill is really well done.

question, how did you do the davetown salvage company wood looking sign.

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Thanks guys!

Mike, it is HO scale. I scratch built the building out of plaster. I got the inspiration for the building from a picture that a friend of mine in Florida took. I thought it had a lot of character too.

I cut the letters on the front of the building out of styrene. The rest of the signs I created in Adobe Illustrator and printed them. They have a heavy coat of clear on them.

Most of the junk is stuff that I had left over from other projects. I used pieces of broken toys and stuff that I took apart and scavenged parts from. There's parts from a cd player, a vcr and other odds and ends. The majority of the cars are plastic cake decorations.

I made the rat rod from Jordan kits.

I took a lot of pictures while I was building. http://public.fotki.com/DaveInTheHat/davetown/davetown-salvage-company/

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Sweet!:thumb:   Looks like a salvage I would love to stop and  pilfer through .

:cool:

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Excellent as always Dave.

You do fin work sir.

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Thanks for all the positive comments! This was a fun build with no major problems.

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Beautiful!

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Now that's a diorama with character.  Excellent work.

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:)Daveinthehat

The yard is a pleasure to look at. I had to go to your page and check the rest of the shots. Great stuff. Question, why so many pieces in pic 3, the arches are great, the sign technique is very interesting, thought you forgot the dog until I spoted his house, the papers by the water filled wheel barrow is a nice touch. Now I have to surf the other subjects you have there. This is going to take a while.:thumb::thumb::thumb:

                                                                                           Clif Korlaske

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Thanks! I made a lot of extra parts so I can build more stuff. :)

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:moose::moose::moose::moose::moose:

Classy junk Dave !

N I C E !

Si.

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Love the busses all lined up like that. You usually see more than one in such a case as that.
Great job!

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looking good, amazing the scrapjard around it

did you made the molds yourself?
i like the idee about it , and that it is modular.

Cor

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What an excellent little yard. I think it looks most realistic with a run down atmosphere. Very nice indeed.

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